Is it possible to create a Service Application backup using Central Administration on a server that is not running Central Administration?
Let's say I have a SharePoint farm consisting of 3 servers:
- Application Server (Central Administration)
- Web Server
- Database Server
Can I navigate to the Central Administration site using the Web Server and create a Service Application backup on a local drive there?
Or can I only use Central Administration to create a Service Application backup on the server hosting Central Administration (Application server)
Running a service application backup using the Application Server, hosting Central Administration works, but running the same backup on the Web server fails mentioning a permission issue:
"Directory does not exist or the SQL Server Service Account and the logged-on user account do not have permission to read or write to the backup folder. Specify a different directory or ensure that the SharePoint Timer service and Microsoft SQL Server service accounts have Full Control permission on both the file share and the underlying folder."